Pedro C. B. Fernandes
Researcher, Invited Assistant Professor

Research Activities
Bioprocess intensification through miniaturization. Focus in the development of enzymatic and whole-cell based processes with application in food and pharmaceutical areas and in the production of chemicals from renewable resources.  Immobilizations of enzymes and whole cells. Design and operation of mini- and microreactors.

Selected Publications
Gruber P, Carvalho F, Marques MPC, O'Sullivan B, Subrizi F, Dobrijevic D, Ward J, Hailes HC, Fernandes P, Wohlgemuth R, Baganz F, Szita N (2018) Enzymatic Synthesis of Chiral Amino-Alcohols by Coupling Transketolase and Transaminase-Catalyzed Reactions in a Cascading Continuous-Flow Microreactor System, Biotechnol. Bioeng. 115, 586-596, doi:10.1002/bit.26470.

Tamborini L, Fernandes P, Paradisi F, Molinari F (2018) Flow Bioreactors as Complementary Tools for Biocatalytic Process Intensification, Trends Biotechnol. 36: 73-88, doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2017.09.005

Ribeiro GCA, Fernandes P, de Assis SA (2018) Production, characterization, and immobilization of inulinase produced by Pseudozyma sp. (CCMB 306), Chem. Eng. Comm. 205: 1060-1068. doi:10.1080/00986445.2018.1430575

Carvalho F, Marques MPC, Fernandes P (2017) Sucrose Hydrolysis in a Bespoke Capillary Wall-Coated Microreactor, Catalysts 7: 42-59, doi:10.3390/catal7020042

BrĂ¡s EJS, Chu V, Aires-Barros MR, Conde JP, Fernandes P (2017) A microfluidic platform for physical entrapment of yeast cells with continuous production of invertase, J. Chem. Technol. Biotechnol. 92: 334-341, doi:10.1002/jctb.5010

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